The Macondo spill was just the latest insult to a Gulf Coast already suffering from decades of oil and gas development, river diversions and Hurricane Katrina. Ira Flatow and guests discuss long-term restoration plans for Gulf wetlands and wildlife, and the oil's impact on human health.
In the style of a 1950s horror film, Esteban Valencia, Eduardo Hernandez and Randi Levey, students from Miami Beach Senior High, created a cautionary tale about trashing the beach. The video, Garbage Monsters, got top honors in the Oceans 2030: Youth Outlook Multimedia Contest.
Scientists who study the oceans say the effects of climate change are already being seen in the world's oceans. From acidification and warming temperatures to sea-level rise and sea-ice loss, Ira Flatow and guests look at how the oceans are changing with changes in climate.
Biogen Idec's stock dropped almost three percent in morning trading Friday, after news that the company has received a negative opinion from European drug regulators for its drug candidate, Fampyra, to improve walking ability in patients with multiple sclerosis.
Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA, a German dialysis products provider that has its U.S. headquarters in Waltham, is planning an offering of senior unsecured notes due 2021, totaling about $900 million.
Boston Scientific Corp.'s cardiac rhythm devices are getting a hand in marketing and selling in Japan, due to a new distribution agreement made between subsidiary Boston Scientific Japan K.K. and Fukuda Denshi Co. Ltd. of Tokyo.
(American Thoracic Society) Using inexpensive air filters may help reduce cardiovascular disease risk that results from exposure to air pollution, according to researchers from Canada, who studied healthy adults living in a small community in British Columbia where wood burning stoves are...
GE Healthcare announced recently that the FDA has approved the first imaging agent to help physicians in evaluating neurodegenerative movement disorders.
(University of Montreal) Around one in four Montrealers take some kind of anti-depressant, and according to new research, the drugs are passing into the waterways and affecting fish. The findings are internationally significant as the city's sewage treatment system is similar to...
Fresenius Medical Care North America, CombiSet True Flow Series Hemodialysis Blood Tubing Set with Priming Set and Transducer Protectors for Use with the Blood Volume Monitor:...January 21, 2011 6:36 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments
Kinking can cause the destruction of red blood cells which may result in serious injury and/or death.
HARBIN, China, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Sky One Medical, Inc. ("China Sky One Medical" or "the Company") (Nasdaq: CSKI ), a leading fully integrated pharmaceutical company in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced the shareholder letter from Mr....
PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 21, 2011 /- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS ) announced today the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 3,300,000 shares of its common stock at an offering price of $46.33 per share. Of the shares being sold, Pharmasset is selling 2,300,000 shares and...
For virtually any application requiring portable electric power, the Portable Power Package from Newcastle Systems offers many advantages over extension cords or generators.
With a strong presence in the medical extrusion equipment market, American Kuhne has recently added to its impressive advanced technology extruder product line.
ITT Interconnect Solutions, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of connectors, interconnects, and cable assemblies, has developed the industry’s first fully-sealed (IP69K) RoHS compliant high-temperature signal connector.